Sunday, 15 June 2014

Caroling penguins


This is my card for today's Christmas card club challenge - Carol asked us to feature penguins.

I love this Penny Black 'caroling penguins' stamp - I inked with memento tuxedo black and coloured with spectrum noir (not that there was much colouring to do). The background paper is from My Mind's Eye 12 days of Christmas paper pad. The ribbon  is from Crafty Ribbons, part of a prize I received for winning at the Allsorts Birthday week (a pity that most of it has been covered by the image!

I based the card on the sketch given for Atlantic hearts 59:



This is also for:

Penny Black and more at Allsorts June: use your favourite stamp - definitely one of my favourites
Penny Black Saturday challenge June: boys (suitable for boys of any age, I think)
The 12 months of Christmas card link up
Crimbo crackers 66: anything goes
CRAFT 263: Christmas
Merry Monday 112: Santa hats
Let's craft and create 93: spots or stripes
City crafter 215: it's for the birds
That's crafty: the birds challenge
Fashionable stamping 75: birds & bees
Sentimental Sundays 211: animals
Red rubber inspirationals 124: music in me
Seema crafts June: make it cute
Sisters of craft June: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
Penny's 181: anything goes
Paper-crafting journey: anything goes
Art by Miran 8: anything goes
Crafty ribbons 93: anything goes with ribbon
My craft creations: anything goes
Sister Act 61: anything goes
Crafting by designs June: anything goes
DL.ART June: anything goes

49 comments:

  1. Image looks fab with the stripey paper. Hugs Mrs A. (CCC).

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  2. Love your card Hazel. Fabulous little penguins too. Hugs Rita xxx

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  3. This is a great image Hazel. and the backing paper too. Hugs Christine xx

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  4. Fab card Hazel!! love those penguins huggles Sue xx

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  5. That's one of my favourite stamps Hazel...can't think why I didn't use it myself!! Love your card. Carol x

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  6. A really fun Christmas card. Love your choice of background as well as the cute singing penguins.

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  7. What fun penguins, Hazel! Love the paper and bow with them! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

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  8. So adorable!!!!!!!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday.

    Deanne :)

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  9. a super image Hazel and a great use of the sketch - love the colours too! Brilliant card! hugs rachel x

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  10. How fab is this - beautiful. TFS over at Crafty Ribbons this week and hope to see you again in future challenges
    Elaine DT Crafty Ribbons
    Eclectic Ellapu - Owner
    Altered Eclectics - Owner
    Handcrafted by Ellapu

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  11. So cute! I love it! Thanks for playing along at AHSC!

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  12. Love the penguins!! Thanks for joining us at AHSC

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  13. This is such a cute image and I love how you paired it with a black bow! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday!

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  14. Great card Hazel and just perfect for our latest challenge at Let's Craft and Create, thank you for sharing.

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  15. Ah those penguins are adorable! That big bow is fabulous. Thanks for playing with AHSC this week.

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  16. How cute do those penguins look Hazel. Beautiful Christmas card.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges. Shirl x x

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  17. Great image Hazel....love penny black.....xxxxxx

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  18. What a darling little Christmas card. I love it. Thank you for sharing it with us at AHSC

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  19. Oh this did make me chuckle Hazel, I don't know what it is about penguins but I lurve 'em! Brilliant image and layout.

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

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  20. Love it, this is just fabulous...the card is just super cute. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.

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  21. Very cute Christmas card and a perfect fit for our musical inspirational. Thanks for joining us at Red Rubber Designs

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  22. Just lovely!! Thanks for joining us at Sister Act!
    -Alycia

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  23. Such a fun card Hazel, love this image, thanks for joining us at Art by Mi Ran. Joey xx

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  24. Very cute thank you for joining us over at Seemacrafts challenge x

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  25. Very cute thank you for joining us over at Seemacrafts challenge x

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  26. What a fun card hazel! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

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  27. What a fun musical themed image!!! Thank you for joining my Music In Me challenge at the Red Rubber Inspirationals blog this week! Lynda - DT Champion Red Rubber Designs

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  28. Delightful PB image! I was tickled to see this image had the same description as the slapstick PB that I used for the CC theme. Must be different years???Your penguins are quite different in their looks and poses than the slapstick. Totally adorable, and I love the striped dp with them. So very festive. TFS & Hugs.

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  29. I adore these penguins as have used them so many times myself. Thank you for linking up to the Sisters of Craft challenge. Gill DT

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  30. Another super card Hazel! Thanks for playing along at CCCB!!

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  31. Adorable card, thanks for sharing!

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  32. Cheeky trio on a card that fits your challenges really well. X

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  33. WOW Hazel you must be well on track with your Christmas cards,super image, fab card, thanks for playing at CRAFT x Carol

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  34. Hi Hazel,
    fabulous image and lovely card. Great colour choices.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and more;-))m

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  35. Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. It is perfect for our eighth ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  36. This is a gorgeous card! Thanks for joining in with the Crafty Ribbons Challenge this week!
    Hugs Lynsey x

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  37. Sorry I'm late commenting, have had limited internet access. Love you penguin trio and festive striped paper.
    Lorraine

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  38. Very cute! I love the bow! Thanks for joining us @ Red Rubber Inspirationals!

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  39. Fab card Hazel!
    Thanks for joining us at That's Crafty.
    Alison xxx

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  40. Oh now these are very cute little critters, and love the tiny gem in teh centre of the bow- realy ties all your colour choices together
    Thank you for entering the Sisters of Craft challenge
    Pixie (DT member)

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  41. This looks great, Hazel!

    Love those cute penguins and your fab card design.!

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  42. Adorable card and great colour contrast. Thank you for joining in our challenge this time at Paper Crafting Journey, and good luck!
    Joyce xx

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  43. What a fun Christmas card!!! Thanks for sharing it on Seemacrafts for this month's challenge. Hugs, Donalda Design Team Memeber

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  44. very cute project thank you for stopping by and joining in over at seemacrafts

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  45. Oooo i so love those fabby Penguins and a great layout too.

    Thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More this month and good luck, Luv Sam x

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  46. Those penguins are adorable! What a fun card. Great job! Thanks for joining us at AHSC!

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